Petition to White House: Please build a Death Star like the one in 'Star Wars'

A promoter of Star Wars carries his helmet during a brake at the Gamescom 2012 gaming trade fair on August 16, 2012 in Cologne, Germany.

A few thousand people have signed a White House petition to get the government to build a Death Star that blows up entire planets, like in 'Star Wars.' It's one of many petitions on the We the People website where the Obama Adminstration encourages people to get their voices heard. Texas secession after the presidential election is a popular one with more than 100,00 signatures.  Immediately deport anyone who signed an online secession petition has 25,000 supporters

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